A 61-year-old construction worker died after he was pinned under the wheel of a driverless truck at the building site for a house in Yokohama's Aoba Ward on Friday morning.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 8:30 a.m., Yahoo News reported. The truck was parked on a slope and the man had his back to the truck.
Police said the truck's park brake somehow became disengaged and the truck rolled back down the slope, hitting the man who became caught under the back right wheel.
The worker was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.© Japan Today